The Influence of Greek Ideas and Usages Upon the Christian Church

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Williams and Norgate, 1891 - Christianity - 359 pages

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Page 170 - For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
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Page 253 - We thank thee, holy Father, for thy holy name, which thou hast caused to dwell in our hearts, and for the knowledge and faith and immortality which thou hast made known to us through Jesus thy servant ; to thee be the glory forever.
Page 302 - We thank thee, our Father, for the holy vine of David thy servant, which thou hast made known to us through Jesus thy servant ; to thee be the glory forever.

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